Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 May 2013, 3.30pm to 2am
2 days, 2 stages, 1 unique venue!
After the success of the Now We Are Weekender in 2012, we're delighted that the Midland's finest indie-pop festival will be returning for a second year!
Over the bank holiday weekend of Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May 2013, celebrate the thrills, spills and bellyaches of indie-pop ‘n rock, as some of the finest bands from across the West Midlands and the UK take to the stage at the Black Country mini-festival.
This year's headliners include Allo Darlin', Darren Hayman, Kid Canaveral and Johnny Foreigner.
Further acts include: God Damn, Shatter Effect, Ace Bushy Striptease, The Traps, Bad for Lazarus, Thee Faction, Victoria and Jacob, Shana Tova, Bombergs, Hey You Guys, Cosines, Bombers, Eat Y'Self Pretty, Penny Orchids, August Actually, Milky Wimpshake, Two and Eights, The Joy of Sex, MJ Hibbett and Jenny Said Yes.
A co-promotion between London-based Funny Looking Cat and The Public, Now We Are 2013 promises to be and better than before!
Allo Darlin' - 10:20pm
Ace Bushy Striptease - 9pm
Victoria and Jacob - 7:40pm
Cosines - 6:20pm
August Actually - 5pm
MJ Hibbett & The Validators - 3:40pm
Kid Canaveral -11:00pm
God Damn - 9:40pm
Bad For Lazarus - 8:20pm
The Bombergs - 7pm
Eat Y'Self Pretty - 5:40pm
The Two'n'Eights - 4:20pm
Darren Hayman - 10:20pm
The Traps - 9pm
Shana Tova - 7:40pm
Bombers - 6:20pm
Milky Wimpshake - 5pm
Jenny Said Yes - 3:40pm
We have a very special double appearance from MJ Hibbett and Steve with Total Hero Team Sunday at 2pm in the PINKTank Stage too!!
Johnny Foreigner - 11pm
Shatter Effect 9:40pm
Thee Faction - 8:20pm
Hey You Guys - 7pm
Penny Orchids - 5:40pm
The Joy Of Sex - 4:20pm
'a brilliant weekend with some brilliant acts' - Counteract Magazine
'Successfully meshing together an eclectic mix of some of the best bands around in a really great venue, Now We Are is one of the Midlands' newest festivals and one of its most fun.' - Brum Notes Magazine
'I hope Now We Are returns next year on its way to becoming firmly established as a curtain raiser to the festival season' - The Birmingham Press
Video: Mark Adams
Images: Jonathan Morgan: Counteract Magazine